The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

October 06, 2016 16:00 ET

Premier McLeod to Address Economic Club of Canada

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES--(Marketwired - Oct. 6, 2016) - Join the Economic Club of Canada and the Junior Economic Club of Canada for a special engagement in Canada's North. Special guest, The Hon. Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories will address an audience comprised of business leaders and local students. Programming will focus on the importance of investing in the North and equipping young NWT residents with the financial literacy know-how they need to succeed.

WHAT: Keynote speech by Premier McLeod & financial literacy workshop (presented by the Jr. Economic Club) for local students.
WHO: Robert R. McLeod, Premier, Northwest Territories
Student participants:
50 students from schools across Yellowknife
WHERE: The Explorer Hotel
4825 49th Ave
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3
WHEN: Friday, October 7, 2016
9:00 a.m. Opening remarks
9:05 a.m. Jason Farrugia, General Manager, Banking Centre Leader, CIBC, introduces Premier McLeod
9:10 a.m. Premier McLeod presents remarks 9:30 a.m. Kim Poulter, Manager of Corporate Sales, First Air makes concluding remarks
9:40 a.m. The Jr. EC hosts a financial literacy workshop for students
1:30 p.m. Workshop concludes

About the Jr. Economic Club: President and CEO of the Economic Club of Canada, Rhiannon Traill, created the Jr. EC in 2011 with the goal of encouraging young Canadians to become financially literate. Over the last five years, the Jr. EC has guided more than 7,000 high school students through interactive financial literacy programming and has given out over $75,000 in academic scholarships. For more information visit:

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